NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,942 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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aflatoxin
(A-fluh-TOK-sin)
A harmful substance made by certain types of mold (Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus) that is often found on poorly stored grains and nuts. Consumption of foods contaminated with aflatoxin is a risk factor for primary liver cancer.